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The Green Life: Green Projects for 2012: Recycle Soap and Candles

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January 11, 2012

Green Projects for 2012: Recycle Soap and Candles

Learn how to reuse candlesHarness the new year's momentum to transform your tired old stuff into fresh new creations. This week, we're providing ideas for craft projects to invigorate your 2012.

Tip #3: Revive soap scraps and candle remnants.

Decorative candles tend to burn out before all the wax has been consumed, but those "dead" candles can be heated and re-formed into new creations. Bits of bar soap can also be recycled through a simple process using water and heat. Techniques vary, but we like National Geographic's instructions for making candles and Planet Green's ideas for reusing soap.

Tell us: How do you reuse household objects?

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